165: What is pre-myopia?

One of my patients who has myopia asked me if their 6-year-old daughter had pre-myopia. What is that? Pre-myopia is a concept I first saw in a 2019 journal article. It makes use...

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164: A case of hypothyroidism?

One of my patients has just attended for a routine eye examination. When I asked about her general health she told me she felt tired all the time and her skin had become dry. Her...

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163: A case of hyperthyroidism?

One of my patients has just attended for a routine eye examination. When I asked about her general health she told me she was finding it difficult to sleep, felt tired all the...

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162: A case of thyroid eye disease?

One of my patients complains of dry and watery eyes, gritty eyes and thinks her eyes are more ‘sticking out’ than in the past. She is 35 years old and denies any general health...

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161: Driving towards a low Sun.

One of my patients complains of glare from a low Sun in the morning when she drives to work. What can I do? I don’t drive a car very often and prefer to use public transport. I...

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160: A case of trichotillomania?

One of my female patients is 13-years-old. She came into the practice wearing a woollen hat on a hot day. She wears daily disposable contact lenses and when I examined her lid...

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157: Is a lens rack useful?

I’m taking part in a child vision screening clinic in the next few weeks. How can I be more efficient with my retinoscopy? I like to take things slow. I’m patient. I can wait....

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